Planning and Organizational Development Projects

  • HR Policy and Procedures Maual (Xtreme Drilling Corp., Calgary, AB) – Researched, wrote and edited a Human Resources Policy and Procedures Manual for a new start-up company.  Reviewed all applicable United States Labour regulations and legislation along with the Canadian information regarding employment to produce a HR Policy and Procedures Manual.
  • Management Consulting for Calgary Catholic Immigration SocietyManaged 20 staff as an interim Manager to cover services of resettlement of approximately 2000 immigrant and refugee clients.
  • Human Resources System Development for a nonprofit agency with over 200 staff –  Conducted a needs assessment for the development of a HR System; Wrote the HR Manager job description, roles and responsibilities, reporting structure; Analyzed organization design and HR systems to centralize the HR function.
  • Operations Review for a large nonprofit – Conduct needs assessment, review of current systems, research applicable literature, survey managers/employees, make recommendations to improve operations – human resources, finances, administration and develop a new position of Operations Manager.
  • Researched and developed an Agency Logic Model with outcomes and indicators for activities in the short-term, intermediate and long term for all of the agency immigrant resettlement, employment and skills for work programs.


Clients achieve targets of:

  • Human Resources Policy and Procedure Manual for Canadian and United States operations.
  • Continued management service with no disruption of client service.
  • Centralized HR function for recruitement and selection, performance management, compensation and training.
  • Functional Operations Manager position to decrease the workload of the CEO and produce more effective and efficient operations.
  • Strategic plan showing how individual programs’ deliverables meet the overall agency goals.